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Mixed Winter Vegetables - Meat Stew

Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine

Mixed Winter Vegetables - Meat Stew  (Kış Türlüsü)

Onion1 large size100 gr
Kuşbaşi et- -250 gr
Margarine3 tablespoon30 gr
Tomato paste1 1/2 tablespoon15 gr
Salt2 teaspoon12 gr
Black Pepper1/2 teaspoon2 gr
Water (hot)3 1/2 cup700 gr
Leek2 large size250 gr
Carrot3 medium size250 gr
Potatoe5 medium size500 gr
Celery1 small size250 gr


Cut meat into 3-4 cm (1 1/4-1 1/2 inch) chunks. Combine with fınely chopped onions. Brown in margarine for 8-10 minutes. Drain. Add tomato paste, water, salt and pepper; stir. Cover and simmer for 40-45 minutes or until meat is tender. Pare potatoes and carrots (or scrape carrots). Remove unwanted parts of other vegetables. Cut all into 3-4 cm ( 1 1/4-1 1/2 inch) chunks. Stir in simmering meat, mixing well. Cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until vegetables are tender: Serve hot.

Servings: 6

Nutritional Value
(in approximately one serving)

Energy204 cal
Protein10,8 g
Fat9,4 g
Carbohydrates19,9 g
Calcium49 mg
Iron2,34 mg
Phosphorus169 mg
Zinc2 mg
Sodium859 mg
Vitamin A4305 iu
Thiamine0,17 mg
Riboflavin0,17 mg
Niacin4,14 mg
Vitamin C11 mg
Cholesterol38 mg

Regional Characteristics:

lt is a popular winter dish all over the country. In summer eggplant, summer squash, green beans, okra, green peppers, tomatoes and garlic are substituted for winter vegetables. It is always served with rice or bulgur pilaf. Sometimes cheese börek or cheese macaroni is served instead of pilaf. Cacık makes a good combination.